Jancsi the Leonberger

  This is Jancsi. He’s a Leonberger, a BIG dog with a big appetite! Unfortunately Jancsi ate a bone and forgot to chew it all up. His mum brought him to see us because he started vomiting and the vomit had bones in it. An x-ray showed a large piece of bone stuck...

Cajun’s chemo

I came home from Varsity one Wednesday pleased to be home and happy to be with Cajun once more. On greeting him I realised I could see an obvious pimple sized ‘lump’ on his right flank and try as I did I couldn’t recall having seen it before I set out that morning. I...

Chemotherapy for Texas

Hi, I’m the owner of Texas – a retired Fox Terrier NZ & Australian show champion and stud dog. Texas was diagnosed “out of the blue” with Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in November 2014 by a blood test when looking into another problem – which turned out to be secondary...

Mikey’s mysterious mass

Just before Christmas 2014 I discovered 2 small lumps near Mikey’s throat and having previously experienced this with my last Golden Retriever, I had a fair idea what the outcome may be – canine lymphoma. Unfortunately, I was correct as tests within the next...

Syringomyelia

Total Veterinary Services in conjunction with the Corbin SM Memorial Fund Inc is now offering MRI sessions scanning for syringomyelia. Syringomyelia (SM) is rapidly emerging as a severe inherited condition associated with a wide range of breeds.  It is a progressive...

Ken’s Tumour

Ken is a 9 year old male labrador who came to see us in August 2013 with a large growth on one of his ribs. The growth was confirmed to be a chondrosarcoma (tumour).  This is a tumour that responds well to surgical resection and usually doesn’t require any...

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